Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Wednesday morning one-liners


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Cowboys QB Tony Romo and his wife, Candice Crawford, had their first child this week, a boy named Hawkins Crawford Romo.
At a time when many newspaper staffs are overextended, it’s good to see that theWashington Post can still dedicate a reporter to the important task of carefully scrutinizing every available picture of Redskins owner Dan Snyder and coach Mike Shanahan standing next to each other.
The Giants would like to bring back free agent LB Jonathan Goff if they can do it at the right price, but Goff has drawn interest from the Dolphins.
Don’t expect to see Bears RB Matt Forte participating in the team’s offseason workouts.
Could the Lions use their first-round pick on a defensive lineman for the third straight year? Illinois DE Whitney Mercilus is visiting Detroit.
There’s still some optimism in Green Bay that S Nick Collins could return to the field after cervical fusion surgery.
The Vikings announced the signing of LB Marvin Mitchell.
The Falcons are still looking to add a safety after Madieu Williams picked the Redskins.
Panthers WR Steve Smith said he wanted to stay with the Panthers in large part because his family is happy in the area: “Happy wife, happy life. That’s the most important part.”
The Saints are five days away from the start of their offseason program, still unsure who their head coach will be.
After the Bucs cut him, S Tanard Jackson said he had no hard feelings: “I was a little shocked, but the person I am, I accept how it comes. I realize it’s a business. It’s hard to be too upset with the decision because of what I’ve been through, and I have no hard feelings toward the organization and wish them the best.”
The Cardinals could sue the city of Glendale over the availability of parking at their stadium.
The Rams could go shopping for a punter in the draft.
The 49ers are lacking depth at safety.
Albert Breer’s latest mock draft has the Seahawks taking DT Fletcher Cox in the first round.
Said Bills DE Mario Williams of becoming a star in Buffalo, “I know what this city wants and needs and that’s fine with me. That’s not pressure. I play football. That’s what I do. My main goal is to play football that helps us win. This city also embraced me.”
Said Patriots WR Anthony Gonzalez of playing with Peyton Manning andTom Brady, “I was joking with my friends that I have a very strict, Hall of Famer-only policy. It’s wonderful, obviously. Quarterbacks make receivers look very good and hopefully I can get some opportunities with him.”
Former Australian rugby player Hayden Smith got $112,000 guaranteed to sign with the Jets.
The Ravens have to like what they see when they examine how free agency has affected the AFC North.
The Bengals could have an eye on Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd.
If the Browns want to draft a “sure thing,” RB Trent Richardson could be their man.
Baylor WR Kendall Wright is a popular projection for the Texans in the first round of the draft.
Colts fans may be offended that WR Anthony Gonzalez thinks the Patriots are the best organization on the planet.
After Jaguars DT Terrance Knighton was injured in a bar fight, his friend Tommie Weatherspoon posted on his Twitter account, “Feel like I could have done more….Said more…….Still Ain’t Forgave Myself!!!
The Broncos have holes on defense that need to be filled in the draft.
Would the Chiefs trade up for Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill?
new stadium for the Chargers is a major campaign issue in the San Diego County Supervisor race.



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